The table below looks at the statistics for PostGIS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PostGIS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostGIS
Rank 883 859 859
Rank change year-on-year
-24 0
Permanent jobs citing PostGIS 14 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.028% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.034% 0.069% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 10 29 25
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,027 £36,900 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+36.66% -16.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41311 44859 48721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.89% 40.97% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 35589 37930 43357
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PostGIS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

PostGIS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PostGIS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK.

PostGIS Salary Trend in the UK

PostGIS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PostGIS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

PostGIS Salary Histogram in the UK

PostGIS
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 10 £50,000 +33.33%
Glasgow +6 4 £57,500 +64.28%
South East +6 4 £50,000 +33.33%
Scotland -8 4 £57,500 +19.32%
London +21 3 £33,027 -37.09%
South West -2 3 £50,000 -
Southampton +5 2 £57,500 +53.33%
Surrey -5 2 £41,250 +10.00%
Hampshire -26 2 £57,500 +53.33%
Bristol - 1 £52,500 -
Dorking - 1 £40,000 -

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing PostGIS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PostGIS.

1 26 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (88.46%) jQuery
3 19 (73.08%) Open Source
4 16 (61.54%) GIS
5 13 (50.00%) ESRI
5 13 (50.00%) UML
6 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
7 11 (42.31%) PHP
7 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
7 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
8 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 10 (38.46%) Waterfall
9 8 (30.77%) Linux
10 7 (26.92%) Java
10 7 (26.92%) Hibernate
10 7 (26.92%) Spring
10 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
10 7 (26.92%) Maven
10 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
11 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
11 6 (23.08%) Data Integration
11 6 (23.08%) Puppet
11 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (23.08%) Talend Open Studio
11 6 (23.08%) JBoss
11 6 (23.08%) Degree
11 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
11 6 (23.08%) SQL
11 6 (23.08%) Python

PostGIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing PostGIS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PostGIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
2 6 (23.08%) JBoss
3 5 (19.23%) Apache
3 5 (19.23%) Node.js
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (23.08%) Pentaho
2 6 (23.08%) Hadoop
2 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 6 (23.08%) Big Data
3 4 (15.38%) MySQL
4 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Maven
1 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
2 6 (23.08%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (19.23%) Selenium
4 4 (15.38%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 13 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 2 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
4 1 (3.85%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) jQuery
2 7 (26.92%) Hibernate
2 7 (26.92%) Spring
3 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
4 4 (15.38%) JSON
5 3 (11.54%) Ext JS
5 3 (11.54%) HTML
6 2 (7.69%) CSS
6 2 (7.69%) SOAP
6 2 (7.69%) XML
6 2 (7.69%) RESTful
6 2 (7.69%) REST
6 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (7.69%) Backbone.js
6 2 (7.69%) CakePHP
7 1 (3.85%) Sass
7 1 (3.85%) CSS3
7 1 (3.85%) Laravel
7 1 (3.85%) Symfony
7 1 (3.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (73.08%) Open Source
2 16 (61.54%) GIS
3 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 6 (23.08%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) UML
2 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 10 (38.46%) Waterfall
4 6 (23.08%) MapReduce
5 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Use Case
6 3 (11.54%) OO
6 3 (11.54%) RAD
6 3 (11.54%) RUP
6 3 (11.54%) E-business
6 3 (11.54%) MVC
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.85%) Analytics
8 1 (3.85%) OO PHP
8 1 (3.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 11 (42.31%) PHP
3 7 (26.92%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) Python
5 5 (19.23%) Ruby
6 3 (11.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (11.54%) Postgraduate
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Puppet
1 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) ESRI
2 6 (23.08%) Talend
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Mapinfo
4 1 (3.85%) Zend
4 1 (3.85%) Facebook